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Senior Corporate Controller

Our ambition is clear: remain number one in the ever changing landscape of energy and run a successful energy transition towards a more sustainable and green environment. You are in top form for the position of Senior Corporate Controller in Den Bosch.

We’ll tackle the challenge together
Essent has an active and valuable role in the energy transition making our environment more sustainable and green. Next to the delivery of electricity and gas, our focus is more and more on energy related products. As a Senior Corporate Controller you play an important role in the energy transition by advising the Essent Board on how to run this transition, where to invest in and how to optimize performance.


The corporate controlling department at Essent consists of 3,5 FTEs and is responsible for group reporting as well as supporting and advising the Essent Board. With the transition a growing number of energy related products and services and a new parent company, it is quite a challenge to support and advice the Board and in parallel coordinate all closing and planning processes next to supporting the team in managing this. In this role:


  • You are a finance business partner for the Essent Board
  • You provide the Essent Board with advice and support on decision making
  • You provide transparency and opportunities for improvement
  • You prepare group reports for the Essent Board and shareholder
  • You manage the planning & control cycle and coordinate closing and planning processes 
  • You support and advice in M&A projects (valuation)


We are Essent
Developments in the energy market are moving rapidly. We want to be the number one in new energy for everyone. Every day, we find newer and smarter ways of being the best together, as one team. We have focus, ownership and discipline and we don’t wait until tomorrow. With our straight forward mentality we know how to involve millions of consumers and entrepreneurs with us. Not only by delivering energy and gas, also via energy-related products and services.

As part of E.ON, and with our brands including Essent,, Vandebron and PowerHouse, we create impact for our customers. In short, we work together to bring affordable energy solutions within everyone’s reach.

You are Essent
As a Senior Corporate Controller you act as a trusted advisor for the Essent Board. With your experience and analytical skills you know how to focus on essentials. You work in a pro-active and hands-on manner and have a continuous drive to deliver the best results every day. Can you get the best out of yourself, and thus Essent? Then you tick all the boxes if you also have:


  • A Master degree or a Bachelor degree preferably complimented with an RC Degree
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in a similar role in a corporate environment
  • Proven analytical skills 
  • Proven experience in valuation of companies
  • Excellent communicative skills in both Dutch and English
  • Experienced and able to communicate on executive board level
  • The following characteristics; result-driven, hands-on, pro-active, flexible, stress resistant with a certain level of pragmatism


We do not score without a goal
Essent offers its employees an excellent package and conditions of employment designed to motivate and inspire optimal performance. Because you give your best, we offer you (based on 40 hours a week): 


  • A job at a leading European energy company who is always in motion. We never stop growing, developing and innovating.
  • A monthly gross salary between € 4710 and € 6730, fitted to your lever of seniority
  • A monthly variable compensation and vacation allowance
  • A yearly variable bonus to show our appreciation even more
  • 30 days leave
  • Excellent facilities to be able to work from home as well as in the office
  • A chance to work with our House-In-Order Lean-Method
  • An inspiring office on a great location in Den Bosch
  • Besides favorable conditions of employment, Essent also wants to ensure that its employees have a good work-life balance. Therefor there are numerous possibilities to optimize this.


This is your chance to make an impact as a Senior Corporate Controller. Claim this job and apply today!


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